RSS feed for A

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★★½

    "You get to see him out in the world as a person. I never will"

    Not too on board with some stylistic choices here which is why I couldn't connect too much with it besides a few specific moments. Maybe a rewatch will make me appreciate the screenplay more?

  • Julien Donkey-Boy

    Julien Donkey-Boy

    ★★★½

    Some of this is too incoherent and some choices in dialogue or actions seem to have no purpose (mostly Herzog's parts, really, and some cutaways I can't make sense of) but other than that it's quite good (though I'm not too fond of the ending) and looks really great, I'm pretty fond of early digital and Korine makes great use of its limitations and idiosyncrasies.

Popular reviews

More
  • Titanic

    Titanic

    ★★★★

    Let me start this by saying that it's the first time I see anything from this film besides the aerial shots of DiCaprio and Winslet. That said, here are some thoughts:

    - It surprised me how very explicit it is in its treatment of death, you can probably say "What other way could there be around it?" by I'm pretty sure some directors would've done it without, for example, several shots of people jumping from the ship (which brought to…

  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    (Theatrical cut)

    Going to a screening of this seemed like the best idea, but it ended up being what's probably safe to say is the worst screening I've gone to.

    What was being screened was a squashed-to-16:9, probably pirated DVD with what looked like fansubs (no accents (Spanish language), terribly timed (sometimes too early, sometimes too late), and slightly inaccurate translations at times). That last part wouldn't be such a big deal except for 1. the volume was too low,…